Stephen Colbert Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height,
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|May 13, 1964
|Comedian, Television Host, Author
|here's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. I believe that the government that governs best is a government that governs least, and by these standards, we have set up a fabulous government in Iraq. In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, ’Keep your facts, I’m going with the truth.’ I just think Rosa Parks was overrated. Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law. Equations are the devil's sentences. Isn't an agnostic just an atheist without balls? When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday -- no matter what happened Tuesday. I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry.
|5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
|James William Colbert, Jr.
|Madeleine, Peter, and John
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Stephen Colbert is an American comedian, television host, as well as author. He is best known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014 as well as the CBS talk program The Late Show with Stephen Colbert beginning in September 2015.
Early Life of Colbert
Stephen Colbert was born on May 13, 1964, in Washington D.C, US. Currently, his age is 55 years old and his sun sign is Taurus. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Irish. He is the youngest of eleven children.
He was raised as Roman Catholic in Charleston, South Carolina. His parents are Lorna Elizabeth (Tuck) and James William Colbert, Jr., a doctor and medical school dean at Yale, Saint Louis University, and Music.
During his childhood, he suffered a lot when his father and two of his brothers were killed in a plane crash. Colbert’s mother died at the age of 92 on June 12, 2013, after a period of ill health.
Colbert found a way to express himself through acting, which he did at Charleston’s Episcopal Porter-Gaud School. He studied at Hampden-Sydney College of Virginia to become a philosopher. Later on, he transferred to Northwestern University.
Is Stephan Colbert Married?
Colbert married Evelyn McGee-Colbert on October 9, 1993. Firstly, she appeared with him in an episode of Strangers with Candy as his mother. She also acted as a nurse in the series pilot and a credited one (as his wife, Clair) in the film. Actually, she met Jon Stewart, later a good friend of Colbert before she met her husband in 1990 (at the world premiere of Hydrogen Jukebox).
Moreover, she is the daughter of prominent Charleston civil litigator Joseph McGee, of the firm Buist Moore Smythe McGee. The couple has three children: Madeleine, Peter, and John.
However, there was a rumor that James Corden replaced Stephen Colbert.
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Stephen Colbert?
According to many sources, Colbert’s estimated net worth is $50 million. But he’s the second to one late-night host who’s faded a bit from the public consciousness. Recently, Colbert has had an annual salary of $6,000,000.
Colbert made front-page news when he funded South Carolina public schools with $800,000 dollars as a donation. Currently, Colbert lives in Montclair, New Jersey, and enjoys a lavish lifestyle with his wife.
Career from 2005
However, in the fall of 2005, The Colbert Report began airing on Comedy Central, featuring Colbert as a starchy, blustery right-wing host- a parody of pundits who dominated the talk show airways. The show was instantly one of Comedy Central’s expensive shows, bringing in over a million viewers per episode in its first week.
Moreover, Colbert published I Am America in the year 2007. Similarly, He also arranged with Jon Stewart the Rally to Restore to parody events staged by conservative commentator Glenn Beck and the Rev.
Colbert appeared in his final episode of The Colbert Report in the year 2014 where his friend “Grimmy” featured as a guest for the program.
In 2011, Stephen Colbert was nominated for two Emmy Awards. He is the winner of nine Primetime Emmy Awards out of 30 nominations. similarly, He is also the winner of two Grammy Awards. Colbert has won seven Producers Guild of America Awards and is the winner of four Writers Guild of America Awards.
Besides this, he has won several other awards like Peabody Award, American Comedy Award, People’s Choice Award, Satellite Award, and Spike Guys’ Choice Award.
He received several honors, and in 2006, Stephen Colbert appeared on the list of “2nd Sexiest TV News Anchor” by Maxim Online.
What is the Height of Stephen Colbert?
Colbert has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. His body weighs 82kg. Similarly, he has black hair and black eyes.
Stephen Colbert’s Career
- After being involved in Chicago’s Second City comedy troupe, he met comedians Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello.
- Together they starred in both Exit57 and Strangers with Candy.
- In the year 1997, Colbert appeared in episodes of The Daily Show.
- After graduating from Northwest in 1986, Colbert moved to Chicago and took a job in the offices of the Second Comedy Troupe.
- Two years later, after taking improvement classes there, he was asked to join the traveling group.
- Colbert accepted it and spent the next two years on the road.
- In addition, Colbert began appearing in episodes of The Daily Show Jon Stewart as a conservative correspondent in 1997.
- With both Strangers and The Daily Show running- and the latter becoming a huge hit in the early 200s- Colbert’s career was gaining traction.